Music



Making music in Trump era

“I have to acknowledge that Trump won,” Charles Albright says. “He didn’t just do a mildly successful local band based on the fakeness of celebrity. He rules the world with the fakeness of celebrity.”




Anton Barbeau returns to Sacramento with Manbird

“I think originally after we saw Lady Bird, we thought, ‘Let’s make our own film called Manbird’—just kind of a joke where I wandered around the streets of Sacramento or whatever. But then I thought, ‘Wow, gotta make a song out of this.’”


Music review: Free Advice, Cindy

This record is—in the best way—not for dancing; it’s for swaying. Or, to make my recommendation hyper-specific to Sacramento, it’s a record to be absorbed while laying on your floor under your wall-unit AC on 100-degree-plus days.


New-old oldies for night owls

Unless you’re looking for it—and that’s if you listen to terrestrial radio at all—you’ll probably miss KJAY 1430 AM/98.1 FM on your dial. But the…